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Education

8/2018-Present MFA (Pending), University of Idaho, Moscow, ID (expected May 2021)

8/1997-5/2001 BFA, Magna cum Laude, Illustration/Design, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

Exhibitions

11/2019 Visions, Little Pink House Gallery, Genesee, ID

10/2019 Beautiful Downtown Lewiston Artwalk, The Blue Lantern, Lewiston, ID

9/2019 Palouse Plein Air, Prichard Art Gallery, Moscow, ID

7/2019 Rivers & Vines Plein Air Competition, LCSC Center for Arts & History, Lewiston, ID

6/2019 Tiny Frame Show, 1912 Center, Moscow, ID

2/2019 Rethink Downtown Juried Exhibition, Beautiful Downtown Lewiston, CAH, Lewiston, ID

10/2018 Tension, Ridenbaugh Art Gallery, Moscow, ID

7/2018 Rivers & Vines Plein Air Competition, LCSC Center for Arts & History, Lewiston, ID

10/2017 Reclaim Revolution, LCSC Center for Arts & History, Lewiston, ID

8/2017 Rivers & Vines Plein Air Competition, LCSC Center for Arts & History, Lewiston, ID

6/2017 In the Vineyard Plein Air Competition, LCSC Center for Arts & History, Lewiston, ID

10/2016 Reclaim Revolution, LCSC Center for Arts & History, Lewiston, ID

5/2015 Lynda.com, FoldFactory.com course with Trish Whitcowski, Stepped Double Parallel

10/2013 Downtown Lewiston Artwalk, Studio 202, Lewiston, ID

8/2013 creativeLIVE.com, live folding presentation with Trish Whitcowski, Stepped Double Parallel

8/2013 Art Commission, Jazz in the Courtyard, large-scale wall mural (20 x 10 ft.), Towne Square, Lewiston, ID

5/2013 Triptychs, The Blue Lantern Coffee House, Lewiston, ID

2/2013 A Show of Affection, The Blue Lantern Coffee House, Lewiston, ID

1/2013 First Friday: Featured Artist, Basalt Cellars, Lewiston, ID

10/2012 Downtown Lewiston Artwalk, Woods Insurance, Lewiston, ID

4/2012 Art Commission, Nature for Nurture, large-scale wall mural (3 flight stairwell.), St. Joseph’s RMC, Lewiston, ID

1/2012 Publication, Paper Folding Templates for Print Design by Trish Whitcowski (pg.43), Stepped Double Parallel

Awards

2011 Idaho State Rocky Awards: Silver Award: Art Direction, Illustration

2011 Eugene Hamblin Creative Excellence Awards: Best of Show: Illustration, Gold: Event Invitation

2010 Idaho State Rocky Award: Silver Award: T-Shirt Design

2010 Eugene Hamblin Creative Excellence Awards: Gold: Logo Design, Gold: Illustration, Silver: T-Shirt Design & Illustration

Employment Experience

4/2014 - Present Exhibit & Programming Coordinator - Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History

7/2001 - Present Owner, Freelance Illustrative Designer, Blue Sky Mondays Illustration & Big Idea Emporium

4/2008 - 4/2012 Graphic Artist - St. Joseph Regional Medical Center

1/2007 - 5/2008 Graphic Artist - Happy Day Corporation

Special Projects

2013-2015 Founder, The Creative Shop: Artist Co-op, Lewiston, ID

2012-2014 Founder, Studio 202, Shared Artist Studio, Lewiston, ID

2004 African Child Foundation, Women’s Empowerment Program, Katabo & Ndjje, Uganda, Africa

Leadership & Professional Development

2018 Northwest Public Art Conference, Moscow, ID

2018 Women’s Leadership Conference, Lewis Clark-State College, Lewiston, ID

2017-2019 À la carte Ceramics Classes - Instructor: Kassie Smith, Dahmen Barn, Uniontown, ID

2016 Arts Northwest Booking Conference - Arts Northwest Member, Spokane, WA

2016, 2017 Idaho Commission on the Arts Change Leader Conference, Boise, ID

2016 Certified Change Leader, Idaho Commission on the Arts Change Leader Program, Boise, ID

2016 Lewis-Clark State College Leadership Institute, Lewiston, ID

2013 How Design Live, Introduction Speaker, San Francisco, CA

2013 Creative Freelancers Conference, San Francisco, CA

2012 How Design Live, Boston, MA

2012 Creative Freelancers Conference, Boston, MA

2001, 2003 Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators Conference, Seattle, WA